Section 144 imposed in Champawat ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim verdict

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Ahead of the sentencing of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case on Monday, Section 144 of the IPC has been imposed in Champawat district of Kumaon region. The district magistrate has imposed the section to avoid any violence that might take place after the pronouncement of the verdict. “In view of the violence that spread More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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CM Trivendra Rawat announces Rs 10 cr for Lohaghat, Champawat roads

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat yesterday announced Rs 10 crore for the construction and upkeep of roads in the Lohaghat and Champawat Assembly constituencies of the state. The Chief Minister, who was on a More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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3 arrested with 8 kg charas in Uttarakhand

Three persons were arrested today and over 8 kgs of ‘charas’ was seized from their possession in Lohaghat sub-division in the third such case in Champawat district this year. “The trio has been More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Election Commission orders repolling in Lohaghat booth 128

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered repolling in one of the booths in Lohaghat assembly constituency in Champawat district after the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) malfunctioned and did not display More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Pithoragarh Panthers rout Udham Singh Nagar Warriors 6-0 in USL 2016

After losing their opening match in the inaugural season of the Uttarakhand Super League, Pithoragarh Panthers gelled together as a unit to thrash their opponents 6 goals to nil. Playing in the picturesque stadium More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Jal Sansthan spending Rs 40000 per day to counter water woes in Champawat

Jal Sansthan is spending over Rs 40,000 per day to fetch over 52,000 litres of drinking water in Champawat amid water crisis in Lohaghat, Pithoragarh, Didihat  and Askot towns of the Kumaon region. The water scarcity More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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72 crore earned from liquor vendor auction in Pithoragarh and Champawat

The state government auctioned liquor vends in Pithoragarh and Champawat districts today, generating a revenue of over Rs 72 crore. The district administration of Pithoragarh, in a press release, said a revenue More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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Water crisis deepens in Kumaon region

Champawat/Pithoragarh: Effects of one of the driest winter spells in Uttarakhand have begun to take its toll on the natural water bodies of the region. Residents of various villages and towns in the Kumaon region More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Bus service between India and Nepal via Champawat resumes after 27 yrs

A friendship bus service between India and Nepal via Champawat resumed yesterday after a gap of 27 years, much to the delight of people on both sides of the border who have family and trade ties with each other. The More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Nanda Sunanda festival begins in Champawat

Champawat: The week long festivities of Nanda Sunanda festival got underway in Champawat today. Children from various schools in the region presented their performances for the occasion. The children also took out More...